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2004 Venus transit of the Sun, by GONG

[Venus transit]

About this image

The 8th June 2004 transit of Venus across the face of the Sun was recorded by three of the instruments in the Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) network, at Learmonth (Australia), Udaipur (India), and El Teide (Spain). The GONG Web server saw over 100,000 hits per hour during the event. The transit lasted from 0520 to 1125 UT (in the middle of the night in North America).

See the September 2004 NOAO Newsletter (currently only available in PDF format).

More: solar page, solar system page.


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